The Leonids
Observing

The Night Sky This Month: November 2016

October 31, 2016 Peter Christoforou 0

Constellations In the early evening, the “Summer Triangle” consisting of the brightest stars in Cygnus, Lyra and Aquila appears in the southern sky before moving overhead and traveling progressively westwards as the night advances. To […]

Crescent Moon with Earthshine
Observing

The Night Sky This Month: April 2016

March 31, 2016 Peter Christoforou 0

Constellations The winter constellations are beginning to gradually move off the western horizon to be replaced by their spring counterparts. This month, Orion, Canis Major, Gemini, Taurus and Auriga now linger in the sky for […]

Appenine Mountain Range
Observing

The Night Sky This Month: March 2016

February 28, 2016 Peter Christoforou 0

Over the past few months, star-gazers have been treated to the striking winter constellations, whose main attraction is Orion, and whose entourage includes Canis Major, Canis Minor, Gemini, Auriga, and Taurus. Take time to enjoy […]

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